Fibroma of Buccal Mucosa: Case Report and Literature Review

Khaled Mohamed Afify Elrahawy, Ahmed Ismail Nagy, Rayan Okla El-Swilem

Abstract


The fibroma, also referred to as irritation fibroma, is by far the most common of the oral fibrous tumorlike growths. While the terminology implies a benign neoplasm, most if not all fibromas represent reactive focal fibrous hyperplasia due to trauma or local irritation. Although the term focal fibrous hyperplasia more accurately describes the clinical appearance and pathogenesis of this entity, it is not commonly used. We present a case report of oral fibroma in the left side of the buccal mucosa in 50 years old Saudi patient.

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European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

 

ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print)
ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)

 

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